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Mount Abu Getaway(2 Nights)

Ahmedabad, Mount Abu, Ahmedabad

for Honeymooner, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Dilwara Jain Temple Complex
Dilwara Jain Temple
Boating at Nakki Lake
Nakki Lake
Brahmakumaris Complex Mount Abu
Brahmakumaris Complex Mount Abu
View from Guru Shikhar (Photo Courtesy: CorrectKnowledge)
Sunset Point Mount Abu (Photo Courtesy: MP999)
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary (Photo Courtesy: CorrectKnowledge)

Mount Abu Getaway is a getaway itinerary for popular hill station and getaway of Mount Abu (4500+ ft asl), renowned for Dilwara Jain Temples.

Route

Mount Abu(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Ahmedabad and travel to Mount Abu
  • Day-2 Sightseeing in and around Mount Abu
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Mount Abu - Nakki Lake (1.00 kms), Dilwara Jain Temple Complex (4.00 kms), Guru Shikhar (15.00 kms), Ambaji Pilgrimage (49.00 kms), Stepwell at Patan (140.00 kms), Modhera Sun temple (173.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Ahmedabad Departure - Ahmedabad
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Ahmedabad offers excellent heritage character and could be combined well with Mount Abu. Dasada (Little Rann of Kutch), renowned for Bird watching also combines well with Mount Abu.

Distances
  • Ahmedabad to Mount Abu -210 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Mount Abu to Ahmedabad -210 kms (3.5 hrs)
Route

Ahmedabad - Mount Abu(2) - Ahmedabad

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Ahmedabad and travel to Mount Abu Arrive at Ahmedabad and Travel to Mount Abu (200 kms - 3.5 hrs). Enroute its possible to visit Ambaji Temple (50 kms from Mount Abu, requires a 22 km detour). Evening Visit Nakki Lake (Boating) and local markets.

Day-2 Sightseeing in and around Mount Abu Local Sightseeing in and around Abu including Dilwara Jain Temple Complex, Gurushikhar and Art of Living Centre. Guests can undertaken an Excursion to Ambaji Temple (50 kms) if not visiting the temple on Day 1 or Day 3 OR just walk around the lake and enjoy hill station character of the area.

Day-3 Departure Depart for Ahmedabad (210 kms - 4 hours). Time permitting guests have option to visit Patan Stepwells and Modhera Sun Temple (UNESCO Site) enroute.

Detailed Sightseeing

Mount Abu :

  • Nakki Lake - Nakki Lake is centre of tourist attraction in Mount Abu at a walking distance from town centre. Raghunath Temple and Maharaja Jaipur Palace are also on hills near the Lake.

  • Dilwara Jain Temple Complex - Mount Abu is home to one of the most visited and architecturally renowned Jain temples (11 to 13th century), Dilwara Temples. The complex comprises many temples

  • Guru Shikhar - Guru Shikhar, a peak at an altitude of 5,676 feet (1722 meters), is the highest point in Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of 15 km from Mount Abu. It has a commanding view of Abu and its surroundings. There is also a temple here of Lord Dattatreya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

  • Ambaji Pilgrimage - Ambaji Temple at Ambaj is considered one of the Shakti Peethas and has considerable local and regional importance. Ambaji Temple if one of the major regional pilgrim centre and gets hundreds of thousands of devotees arriving everyday for darshan.

  • Stepwell at Patan - Rani-ki-Vav at Patan (11th Century) is a set of stepwells and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site List since 1998. This magnificent east facing step well measures approximately 64m long, 20m wide & 27m deep. A stepped corridor compartmented at regular intervals with pillared multi-storeyed pavilions is a unique feature. It was one of the largest and the most sumptuous structures of its type. There are many Tourist Attractions around Patan including Forts, Vavs (Step Wells), Talavs (Lakes) and places of worships. Salvivad, a place where Patolas (Textile handicraft) are woven along with places where traditional clay toys are made are also worth visiting. Patan is typically visited enroute from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu / Palanpur / Ambaji or as excursion ex-Ahmedabad alongwith Modhera Sun Temple.

  • Modhera Sun temple - The Sun Temple (1026 AD) at Modhera in Gujarat, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu Sun-God, Surya. Sun temple today is a well maintained site and a popular visit enroute for all travellers. There is a stepwell within a temple complex and Sun temple is characterised by erotic carvings.

Destination Overview

Ahmedabad - Ahmedabad, Gujarat's commercial capital and is one of the major industrial cities in India. Ahmedabad has always been a centre for handicrafts having an old city character, temples, textile museum and heritage monuments that attract tourists.

Mount Abu - Mount Abu (5000 ft asl) is a local getaway, a well visited hill station and visited for Dilwara group of Jain temples (5 kms).

Access
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Distances
  • Ahmedabad to Mount Abu -210 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Mount Abu to Ahmedabad -210 kms (3.5 hrs)

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Distances
  • Ahmedabad to Mount Abu -210 kms (3.5 hrs)
  • Mount Abu to Ahmedabad -210 kms (3.5 hrs)

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